Hickory – The Episcopal Church of the Ascension (726 1st Ave NW, Hickory) will host a free, one-hour informational seminar titled “Knowing Your Options for Long-term Care” on Sunday, October 13 at 5:00 p.m. All are welcome, and no registration is required.

The seminar will address three important questions: What is long-term care? How do I know if I need it? How do I get long-term care? Attendees will also learn the differences between skilled nursing and assisted-living care; how the admission process works; options available for in-home caregivers; and how to pay for long-term care. The seminar will be presented by Christina Franklin and Mary Mitchell from the Western Piedmont Council on Governments: Area Agency on Aging.